Hi, I am Rabbani and I am making a DC Converter. My converter made to convert 6 volt DC to 10 volt DC. If you want to know more about my project then ask me anything.

Rabbani Rahman
Aug 12, 2017

My converter consists of a voltage doubling circuit that integrates two diodes along with 2 capacitors. The system is integrated with a 555 timer IC that runs in astable mode. A supplied DC voltage here applied at 6 volts outputs a 10 volts DC voltage. The 555 timer IC output is then transferred through a voltage doubler in order to produce a 10 V DC having 20% regulation due to circuit parameters.

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Did you go to school for this?

Aug 12, 5:43AM EDT0

Yes I did go to school for this.

Aug 13, 5:40PM EDT0

Where are you from?

Aug 11, 10:19PM EDT0


Aug 13, 5:40PM EDT0

How long have you been into electronics?

Aug 11, 9:14PM EDT0

I have been into electronics for 2 years.

Aug 13, 5:41PM EDT0

What purpose does the 555 chip serve?

Aug 11, 7:51PM EDT0

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/555_timer_IC ,there you can see details about 555 chip

Aug 13, 5:47PM EDT0

Why did you choose this type of device to make?

Aug 11, 7:22PM EDT0

Cause I am studying electronic engineering and I have knowledge on circuit. 

Aug 13, 5:50PM EDT0

What is a 555 chip?

Aug 11, 7:20PM EDT0

The 555 timer IC is an integrated circuit (chip) used in a variety of timer, pulse generation, and oscillator applications. The 555 can be used to provide time delays, as an oscillator, and as a flip-flop element.

Aug 13, 5:51PM EDT0

What is astable mode?

Aug 11, 7:11PM EDT0

It is the output from the 555 timer is a continuous pulse waveform of a specific frequency that depends on the values of the two resistors (RA and RB) and capacitor (C) used in the circuit (fig 1) according to the equation below.

Aug 13, 5:52PM EDT0

Do you enjoy your work?

Aug 11, 5:14PM EDT0

Yes I do.

Aug 13, 5:52PM EDT0

Have you always liked electronics?

Aug 11, 5:01PM EDT0

Yes I always liked electronics.

Aug 13, 5:52PM EDT0

Do you work with electronics for a living?

Aug 11, 2:45PM EDT0

No. I don't work with electronics for a living.

Aug 13, 5:53PM EDT0

Have you made other electronic devices before?

Aug 11, 2:34PM EDT0

No. This is my first.

Aug 13, 5:53PM EDT0

Do you work on cell phones at all?

Aug 11, 2:10PM EDT0

No. I don't work on cell phones.

Aug 13, 5:53PM EDT0

Can you repair laptops?

Aug 11, 1:53PM EDT0

No. I can't repair a  laptop.

Aug 13, 5:54PM EDT0

What does a diode do?

Aug 11, 12:44PM EDT0

A diode is a discrete component that allows current to flow in one direction only. It is a polarised component with two leads, called the cathode and the anode.

Aug 13, 5:55PM EDT0

Is there an online site I can learn the basics of electronics from?

Aug 11, 12:35PM EDT0

www.learnelectronicsonline.com, You can learn there

Aug 13, 5:55PM EDT0

What is a capacitor?

Aug 11, 11:19AM EDT0

It is a device used to store an electric charge, consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator.

Aug 13, 5:56PM EDT0

If you increase the voltage, what happens to the amperage?

Aug 11, 10:32AM EDT0

If I increase the voltase then the current will increase provided the resistance of the circuit does not change.

Aug 13, 5:58PM EDT0

How did you learn how to build things like this?

Aug 11, 10:08AM EDT0

I did learn how to build things like this by studying electrical engineering.

Aug 13, 5:59PM EDT0

What other projects have you made?

Aug 11, 9:34AM EDT0

I have not made any other project.

Aug 13, 5:59PM EDT0

What would this be used for?

Aug 11, 9:10AM EDT0

This would be used for make double of the supplied voltage.

Aug 13, 6:03PM EDT0
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